Land Development Project Engineer

Community Development · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Community Development
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Experienced

McIntosh Perry is growing to meet demand – and we need you! As a growing multi-disciplinary engineering and related professional services firm, we are building on our strong National reputation by maintaining our commitment to ethical work practices, a quality product and exceptional service. With more than 800 employees in offices across North America, McIntosh Perry is expanding its scope and looking for new talent to join our supportive, dynamic team. Our core values validate everything we have believed in since our company started:


Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes - Treat others as they would like to be treated

Make Momma proud - Do the right thing

Every McIntosh has a core - Be a leader

Pass. Shoot. Score. - Becoming excellent together

Did you dot the i’s and cross the t’s? - Personal responsibility

Don’t forget to cut the ribbon - Making a difference


If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, hard-working and dedicated team of professionals and have fun, then this could be the right opportunity for you.



As a member of our Land Development team, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with senior staff on engineering design and a variety of projects, such as storm and sanitary services, water mains, municipal drains, subdivision and/or site plans;
  • Ensure that project design cords and files are effectively managed;
  • Actively participate in staff development, staff assessments, ongoing coaching and mentoring;
  • Prepare technical specifications and reports
  • Provide contract administration and periodic site inspections;
  • Liaise with clients, government and/or regulatory bodies as well as contractors;
  • Maintain positive client relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Assist as needed with business planning and identifying opportunities for growth as part of business development activities;
  • Participate in the preparation of engineering services proposals; and
  • Monitor industry standards and developments, assess client needs and make concrete decisions on proposed solutions. 


  • Completion of a university degree in Civil Engineering;
  • 5 to 10 years of land development design experience;
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer and in good standing;
  • Design skills with good working knowledge of AutoCAD, MicroStation, and/or In Roads;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving skills and ability to think creatively;
  • Experienced with project management, preferably within the consulting engineering environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team;
  • A positive attitude towards their work, colleagues and is supportive of the team environment;
  • Ability to lead by example and simultaneously coordinate multiple projects;
  • Working knowledge of stormwater modeling programs (SWYMHO, HEC-RAS, CulvertMaster, FlowMaster) would be an asset; and
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle with valid registration and insurance.

McIntosh Perry is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients.

McIntosh Perry welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    Community Development
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience